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Ben's at Home (2014)

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Heartbroken and cynical after he's dumped by his girlfriend, Ben makes the unusual decision never to leave his house again.

Director:

Mars Horodyski
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5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Abramovici ... Ben
Jessica Embro Jessica Embro ... Jess
Jim Annan ... Jim
Craig Brown ... Craig
David Reale ... David
Rob Baker ... Rob
Inessa Frantowski ... Couch Girl
Sarah Booth ... Katie (as Sarah Hansen)
Ruth Goodwin ... Rachel
Miranda Millar ... Melinda
Hilary Carroll Hilary Carroll ... Carol
Tennille Read ... Bartender
Asante Tracey Asante Tracey ... Katie's New Man
Schnitzel Schnitzel ... Schnitzel
Ace Hicks ... Friend at Bar #1
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Storyline

Ben and Katie break-up in the lead up to his thirtieth birthday. He doesn't want to show anyone how much the break-up has affected him, he only stating to friends that their time together had taken its course. His friends not only want him to get back into the dating scene, but just want him to get out and have fun, which generally means going to the bars. Ben, however, comes to the conclusion that he has never really enjoyed the bar scene, and takes a stance that he will no longer spend his time at such places, and beyond taking his dog Schnitzel out for her walks, extends it to that he won't go out at all. That self-imposed shut-in status may include not going to the imminent bachelor party and wedding of one of his best friends, Jim, which may negatively affect his friendships in their totality. Beyond his work as a movie reviewer for a number of online publications, he has to find ways to survive at home in all aspects of his life, both personally and professionally. He is largely... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color (Technicolor)| Color

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1.85 : 1
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Right next to Ben's door is a framed movie poster for Mandella (2012), a short film directed and produced by Dan Abramovici, who plays Ben. See more »

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A Comedy with Charm.
19 May 2015 | by pbelle214See all my reviews

It took a truly talented team to create a film of this magnitude. Perfectly balancing bro- comedy and heartfelt relatability, Ben's at Home transports you into a world that looks like yours but is somewhat fantastical.

The situations and people that ben interacts without throughout this movie make it seem like another day in our lives, but the way that they are so article and humorously handled creates a world all it's own. Amazing dynamic between all the actors, making it believable and wonderful. Schnitzel's performance was notably exceptional.

Minimal sets, a small budget, an incredible group of actors, and an outstanding script. This is not one to miss.


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